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Why did people come to live in the American Colonies from Europe? Give two reasons and an example for each reason.
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This English colony was founded by Cecilus Calvert as a refuge for Catholics.
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What is democracy? Give an example of it from the New England colonies.
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This English Colony was founded by a Puritan named Roger Williams. This Puritan beleived in religious freedom.
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Why were there more slaves in the South than in the North?
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This English Colony was governed by the House of Burgesses. Jamestown was part of this colony.
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This is what the colonists were protesting when they threw 300 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.
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This English colony was originally was founded by Quakers; Philadelphia was the major city.
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These two English colonies were once one colony. They produced navel stores and were named for King Charles II.
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This English colony was founded by Puritans. Boston was the major city.
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Explain how the Puritan beliefs about religous freedom differ from those of the Quakers?
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This English colony was founded by James Oglethorpe and debtors when George II wanted protection from Spain.
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This English colony was formed from land given to John Berkeley and George Carteret by the Duke of York.
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This English colony was origianlly New Sweden and was taken over by Pennsylvania before it became a seperate colony.
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These two colonies were formed by Massachusetts people wanting good farmland and good harbors for shipping.
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This English colony was originally New Netherland. It was taken from the Dutch by the King of England's Brother.
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When the colonist threw 300 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor this was an example of what type of action.
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What was the middle passage?
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These were groups formed to keep contact between the colonies to spread news
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On April 19th of this year the battle at Lexington began the the Revolution.
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These were a group of laws passed in Britain to punish the people of Boston.
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